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Review: Subnautica (Early Access)

Review: Subnautica (Early Access)

My reviews here on the XP4T blog put me in something of a Catch-22. Whenever I find a game that really grabs me, I eventually think ‘I must write about this one, it’s so good everyone needs to know about it.’ But that’s also when the Hellerian trap is sprung, because once I’ve written about a game it creates a sort of mental book-end, and I know I won’t be playing it again for the foreseeable future. Today though, I’d like to acquaint you with one game that I think has broken the mould – a game that I know [...]

July 27, 2016 Neurotic Reviews 0

Early Access Review: Stranded Deep (or, ‘Game of Rocks’)

Early Access Review: Stranded Deep (or, ‘Game of Rocks’)

Note that while this game is still in Early Access and is not representative of the finished product, since I’m being charged for this I think it’s fair enough if I point and laugh at it a bit. So, yet another survival game, but this time there aren’t any zombies, cannibals or zombie cannibals. Instead, your enemy is mother nature herself, time and – at this point in the game’s life – monotony. Search for food, water and building materials, but most of all search for rocks. Lots, and lots, of rocks. First things first, though. Beam Team Games’ Stranded Deep is jaw-droppingly beautiful. From the [...]

February 1, 2015 Dig Bick Editorials, Impressions, Varia 0

Stranded Deep

Stranded Deep

Recently Greenlit by the steam community, after two years in development BEAM team Games have a teaser trailer for their upcoming game Stranded Deep: The game places you in the role of a plane crash survivor, stranded somewhere in the Pacific Ocean, in a procedurally generated world where adventures take place above and below the waves. BEAM are trying to create a whole new simulation genre by taking you on an adventure that will keep you wanting more. Discover unique ecosystems ranging from lush, colourful reefs to deep, dark marine trenches filled with hundreds of fully interactive marine wildlife species. Take on swirling, stormy [...]

December 17, 2014 Dig Bick Preview, Trailers, Varia 1